Labor cost by country: the latest data

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The index reflects the level of the total compensation of employees in the economy. The changes in the next to last column show the percent change in the index from three months ago (or the previous quarter if the data are quarterly) and the last column shows the percent change from the same month (or quarter) last year.

Definition: The index reflects the level of the total compensation of employees in the economy. Labor costs are defined as core expenditure borne by employers for the purpose of employing staff. They include employee compensation, with wages and salaries in cash and in kind, employers' social security contributions and employment taxes regarded as labor costs minus any subsidies received.

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value
Change
3 months
Change
12 months
Q4 / 2021
129.60
5.55%
8.40%
Q1 / 2022
139.30
0.65%
2.35%
Q4 / 2021
124.80
5.58%
4.00%
Q4 / 2021
239.17
1.23%
3.51%
Jan / 2022
225.55
-0.07%
14.56%
Q4 / 2021
108.60
0.65%
1.69%
Q4 / 2021
402.22
0.03%
16.56%
Feb / 2022
162.20
2.72%
8.84%
Q4 / 2021
162.40
4.91%
11.69%
Q4 / 2021
138.66
1.90%
9.60%
Mar / 2022
134.63
2.79%
7.44%
Q4 / 2019
204.02
4.29%
3.20%
Q4 / 2021
117.10
0.34%
4.93%
Q4 / 2021
117.30
-0.42%
2.00%
Q4 / 2021
142.60
1.21%
7.62%
Q4 / 2021
113.80
-0.44%
4.21%
Q4 / 2021
135.00
1.58%
7.74%
Q4 / 2021
112.40
0.72%
2.00%
Q4 / 2021
106.20
0.47%
4.22%
Q4 / 2021
109.80
0.27%
1.39%
Q4 / 2021
184.02
6.96%
11.34%
Q4 / 2021
114.50
0.97%
2.51%
Q4 / 2021
116.90
0.95%
0.26%
Q4 / 2021
168.40
3.69%
1.51%
Q4 / 2021
155.60
3.05%
9.27%
Q4 / 2021
138.60
3.12%
8.03%
Q4 / 2021
112.90
2.45%
8.45%
Q4 / 2021
107.60
-0.19%
0.75%
Mar / 2022
100.20
-0.89%
-1.57%
Q4 / 2021
146.10
3.69%
5.79%
Q4 / 2021
154.30
3.84%
17.52%
Q4 / 2021
111.70
0.81%
2.67%
Feb / 2022
210.19
2.35%
6.78%
Q4 / 2021
111.60
0.81%
0.45%
Feb / 2022
154.11
-0.85%
8.79%
Q4 / 2021
227.14
6.45%
10.25%
Q4 / 2021
116.90
3.54%
-4.42%
Mar / 2022
113.02
8.23%
10.57%
Q4 / 2021
112.40
0.90%
3.21%
Q1 / 2022
1272.00
0.79%
3.00%
Q4 / 2021
116.00
1.13%
3.85%
Q4 / 2021
142.90
2.36%
9.59%
Q4 / 2021
115.90
-0.52%
0.26%
Q4 / 2021
172.60
2.68%
8.21%
Oct / 2021
117.09
-0.94%
10.32%
Q4 / 2021
110.51
10.93%
-5.39%
Q4 / 2021
119.75
1.82%
1.31%
Q4 / 2021
141.90
5.35%
12.53%
Q4 / 2021
143.80
3.83%
10.53%
Q4 / 2021
127.90
2.65%
8.94%
Q3 / 2021
190.90
2.69%
9.15%
Q4 / 2021
131.20
-4.16%
2.19%
Q4 / 2021
109.70
0.55%
0.83%
Q4 / 2021
112.70
1.17%
1.81%
Feb / 2022
111.92
0.53%
2.49%
Mar / 2019
122.72
-6.22%
11.12%
Q4 / 2021
115.17
-7.87%
-3.99%
Q4 / 2021
293.72
1.39%
32.35%
Q4 / 2021
156.15
2.29%
10.26%
Jan / 2022
4541.22
3.79%
18.16%
Mar / 2022
196.05
2.41%
9.92%
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